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Head of Marketing

St Columba’s College

 HMC, Catholic Co-educational Independent Day School for students aged 4-18

 (819 on roll, 161 in Sixth Form)

Head of Marketing

Immediate Start

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and experienced individual who will lead, develop and deliver an outstanding experience for parents and pupils throughout every stage of the Admissions and Pupil Recruitment journey.

The successful candidate will be a senior manager with proven experience of managing at a senior and strategic level ideally within the education sector.  The ability to influence, motivate and inspire all internal and external stakeholders with strong and persuasive communication skills, in keeping with the ethos of the College, are essential.

Candidates must have a willingness to play a full part in the extra-curricular life of the College and be in sympathy with its Catholic ethos.

St Columba’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including reference checks with past employers, online background checks, and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

To apply for this position, visit https://www.stcolumbascollege.org/about-us/work-with-us to view the job description and to download an application form. Please email your covering letter and completed application form to Jackie Metcalfe, HR Manager at metcalfe.j@stcolumbascollege.org  or call to discuss further on 01727 892095.

Closing date:  10 am on Monday, 22nd April 2024. Interviews will be conducted on Friday, 26th April. Early applications are encouraged as the College reserves the right to call suitable candidates to interview prior to the closing date.

St Columba’s College is a Catholic Foundation of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart (US Province)

 

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International Admissions Officer

The College is seeking to appoint an International Admissions Officer from June 2024.

Reporting directly to the Head of Admissions, this is a key post in a newly structured busy marketing and admissions department.

This is an exciting time to join the College and work across the whole College community to implement an exciting new vision for the future of the College.

This role will be responsible for building prosperous relationships with prospective international parents, applicants, and agents, and engage with all aspects of the international admissions process from initial enquiry through to enrolment, ensuring our communications with prospective families and our agents are timely, transparent, and engaging. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are essential, as well as excellent administration skills, including database management.

You should have a desire and enthusiasm to engage with international markets and to deliver on the College’s international student numbers target. Experience in a customer focused role is essential, and experience of working in a school, college or international role would be beneficial.

Please see full job description and details of how to apply in the attached role specification.

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Marketing & Alumni Manager

(Required to start mid-March 2024)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic External Relations team as a Marketing & Alumni Manager. You will be responsible for leading and delivering the strategic and creative marketing of St Edmund’s College & Prep whilst upholding our core values and brand. The post holder will need to be a passionate communicator, with a keen eye for detail and be an organised self-starter. This busy, exciting role works across the school to deliver compelling, creative marketing updates using all channels available (social media, website, video and in person events). Whilst not a teaching role, as a Marketing & Alumni Manager you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.

If you would like to apply, please visit our website to download an application pack https://www.stedmundscollege.org/about-us/vacancies/

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is: Midday, Wednesday 28th February 2024

Interviews to take place: As soon as possible after the closing date St Edmund’s College and Prep Old Hall Green, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG11 1DS

Telephone: 01920 824335 Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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Head of Marketing and Admissions

Come and discover the magic of Lockers Park…

We’re looking for a talented Head of Marketing to join the team here at Lockers Park.

As a purposefully small prep school for boys aged 4 to 13 years, we want someone who has that special marketing touch; who can share our boys enthusiasm for life, narrate the day-to-day stories about The Feast, our sporting wins, our academic excellence and how each boy is fulfilling their potential.

This means you’ll be an integral part of our team with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of community.  You’ll be responsible for our marketing plan – that includes writing content, digital marketing and liaising with staff, parents, agencies and community contacts.

You’ll have experience of media and PR, increasing traction around our website, social media and online presence. Having been involved in events, design and advertising would be a benefit.

The important thing for us is having the right person so we welcome applicants with a background in the education sector or other sectors where the marketing skills are transferable.

The role is based at the school and is for 35 hours per week.

The application pack can be downloaded from our website https://www.lockerspark.co.uk/vacancies/ Please return the completed application form with a covering letter to champton@lockerspark.co.uk by the closing date Friday 23 February 2024.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  Online searches will be carried out on applicants prior to interview.

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Alumnae and Fundraising Manager

Alumnae and Fundraising Manager

Permanent full-time role – 37.5 Hours, 52 weeks per year

Salary: £35,000-£37,000 depending on experience

Are you an ambitious fundraising professional looking to develop your career? If so, this could be the next important career step you are seeking.

This is an exciting role, vital to the smooth running of our alumnae, the Old Queenswoodians’ Association. Our alumnae are an important part of the School’s past, present, and future, and in this role, you will be helping to enhance this link.

Working closely with the Director of External Relations your role will involve fundraising, event management, marketing, and administration. All of this will help us to achieve our school’s mission to inspire and empower young women to be the best they can be today and, in the future, and for them to make a positive impact in the world.

Our benefits package includes a contributory pension scheme, free lunch and refreshments during term time, ample parking and use of school grounds and facilities.

This is a permanent full time post.  Salary is between £35,000 – £37,000 depending on experience.

For further details and to apply please go to  www.queenswood.org/vacancies

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight, Thursday 15th February 2024.

This role carries a high level of safeguarding responsibilities.  Full safeguarding checks will be carried out on the successful applicant.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Queenswood is an outstanding GSA, BSA, HMC, boarding and day school for approximately 480 girls aged 11-18 years. Our stunning 120-acre campus is set in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, just 20 minutes from Central London.

 

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Director of External Relations

(Required as soon as possible)

St Edmund’s College offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds.

We require a Director of External Relations to work in close collaboration with the Headmaster to manage develop, manage and oversee the College’s strategic external relations plan in line with the overall school strategy and develop and implement an effective UK and international pupil recruitment strategy including the identification of potential new markets and relationships.

Responsible for the development and delivery of the marketing strategy and for directing and leading the marketing, admissions and alumni operations.

The successful candidate will welcome the many opportunities to contribute to the lively extra-curricular life of the College, which is situated in rural East Hertfordshire. St Edmund’s is England’s oldest Catholic school offering an all-round co-education for students from 3 to 18 and for families from all faiths.

Whilst not in a teaching role, as Director of External Relations you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. As with all College staff members, you will therefore be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.
The post will involve close contact with, and a high degree of responsibility for, children and young adults. The majority of this will be regulated activity.

If you would like to apply please visit our website in order to download an application pack http://www.stedmundscollege.org/information/job-opportunities/

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is:
Monday 8th January 2024
Interviews to take place: Shortly after the closing date

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Telephone: 01920 824335
Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks.

We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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Head of Admissions

Following the launch of the new Bishop’s Stortford College brand, this is an exciting time to join the Marketing and Admissions Department as the College looks to build its reputation nationally and internationally.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Head of Admissions will play a key role in delivering the College Marketing and Recruitment strategy, ensuring we provide a first-class service to our applicants and stakeholders, developing new recruitment markets, and building and promoting the College brand externally. Part of the College’s Professional Services, the Admissions Team provides the link to our prospective pupils and parents and ensures those pupils are admitted to the College efficiently and compliantly and that clear admission processes are in place.

The Head of Admissions will be responsible for leading and developing the Admissions function, with particular responsibility for Senior School admissions, including sixth form, international (including UKVI pupils), and boarding. This is a varied and challenging role, requiring excellent organisation, communication (written and verbal) and relationship building skills, with a primary focus on customer service.

As an experienced admissions or sales professional, you will have experience of stakeholder and relationship management, and understand that a hands-on approach and a clear understanding of your product are essential to succeed in this role, along with the ability to manage and engage a team.

Whilst previous experience of school’s admissions would be beneficial, it is not essential, though you should have an enthusiasm for the sector and understanding of the changing landscape and our customers’ needs.

To apply visit www.bishopsstortfordcollege.org

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Admissions Manager

(Required for As soon as possible)

St Edmund’s College offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds.

We require an Admissions Manager to manage and oversee key elements of the College’s admissions process on a day-to-day basis and to assist in developing a clear admissions strategy in liaison with the Director of External Relations, maximising the number of enquiries, visits, registrations, and joiners and improving long term retention. In addition, the Admissions Manager will line manage the Admissions team – initially just the UK Admissions activity and will be responsible for preparation of weekly numbers and reporting on trends and market changes, as well as being comfortable meeting families and representing the College at both internal and external events.

The role includes promoting the Prep and College to a variety of audiences and the Admissions Manager will need to be an effective advocate for the College.

• Whilst not in a teaching role, as an Admissions Manager you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.

• Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. As with all College staff members, you will therefore be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.

If you would like to apply, please visit our website in order to download an application pack http://www.stedmundscollege.org/information/job-opportunities/

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is: Midday, Tuesday 28th November 2023.

Interviews to take place: As soon as possible after the closing date.

Telephone: 01920 824335 Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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Head of Marketing and Admissions

Head of Marketing and Admissions

Come and discover the magic of Lockers Park…We’re looking for a talented Head of Marketing and Admissions to join the team here at Lockers Park. As a purposefully small prep school for boys aged 4 to 13 years, we want someone who has that special marketing touch; who can share our boys enthusiasm for life, narrate the day-to-day stories about The Feast, our sporting wins, our academic excellence and how each boy is fulfilling their potential. This means you’ll be an integral part of our team with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of community.

You’ll be responsible for our marketing plan – that includes writing content, digital marketing and liaising with staff, parents, agencies and community contacts. You’ll have experience of media and PR, increasing traction around our website, social media and online presence. Having been involved in events, design and advertising would be a benefit. The important thing for us is having the right person so we welcome applicants with a background in the education sector or other sectors where the marketing skills are transferable.

The role is based at the school and is for 35 hours per week.

The application pack can be downloaded from our website https://www.lockerspark.co.uk/vacancies/ Please return the completed application form with a covering letter to champton@lockerspark.co.uk by the closing date of Monday 13 November 2023.

Interviews will be held over the following two weeks.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Online searches will be carried out on applicants prior to interview.